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First Person: Creating a Pipeline for Site Selection - Area Development
When it comes to site selection, constant monitoring of market trends will allow a company to balance its space with the total costs to occupy the space
area-development-features  Matt  first-person  economic-development  site-selection  real-estate  industrial-real-estate 
7 weeks ago by areadevelopment
First Person: The Indy Region Is Getting Its Story Out - Area Development
The Indy region offers great diversity when it comes to lifestyle and the pillars of the business community.
area-development-features  Matt  first-person  indianapolis  indiana  midwest  entrepreneurship  quality-of-life 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
First Person: A 20-Year Take on the Supply Chain Revolution - Area Development
Supply chain and logistics activities have become a much more visible part of the real estate industry and crucial among developers over the past 20 years.
supply-chain  logistics  NAFTA  trade  trade-agreements  government-policy  economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  first-person 
september 2017 by areadevelopment
First Person: Ontario’s Investment Office Is a One-Stop Information Source for Investors - Area Development
Allan O’Dette was appointed as Ontario’s first Chief Investment Officer (CIO) in April 2017. He leads the newly created Ontario Investment Office, which has both a domestic and international facing mandate to secure increased investment in key sectors while strengthening the overall competitiveness of Ontario firms.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  Matt  ontario  canada  central-canada  location-canada  manufacturing  workforce  FDI  first-person 
september 2017 by areadevelopment
First Person: Finding and Preparing the 21st Century Manufacturing Workforce - Area Development
In this interview, Fast explains how manufacturing plants can institute a strategy for excellence on the shop floor and why soft skills are as important as hard ones.
area-development-features  Matt  first-person  manufacturing  workforce  jobs  workforce-development  advanced-manufacturing  economic-development 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
First Person: TPP Will Update the Rulebook for Trade - Area Development
John Murphy, Sr. VP for International Policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, recently explained to Area Development’s editor why trade agreements are important for the U.S. economy and discussed the negative consequences of a retreat on trade.
area-development-features  Matt  first-person  trade-agreements  manufacturing  jobs 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
First Person: 3D Printing’s “Disruptive” Effect on Manufacturing - Area Development
Hornick advises and educates clients about 3D printing and the IP issues of this rapidly developing and potentially disruptive technology.
area-development-features  Matt  first-person  3D-printing  manufacturing  high-tech  tech  technology 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
First Person: Auto Industry Comeback Presents New Opportunities - Area Development
Gifford provides us with some deep insights into how the comeback in the auto industry has given new opportunities to the hundreds of Tier 1 suppliers that provide millions of parts to the OEM assembly plants, what’s driving this supply chain, and the new competitive issues facing the U.S. automotive industry.
first-person  area-development-features  Matt  automotive-industry  OEMs  supply-chain  logistics  workforce 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
First Person: Skills for a Successful Career in the 21st Century - Area Development
One of Area Development’s staff editors recently interviewed Nigel Dessau, author of Become a 21st Century Executive: Breaking Away From the Pack. Dessau has more than 25 years experience in marketing and sales support in both the U.S. and Europe, having previously held positions at ADCLARO, AMD, and Sun Microsystems.
economic-development  workforce  workforce-development  manufacturing  Matt  area-development-features  first-person  robotics  robotics-manufacturing 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
First Person: Manufacturers Turn to Contingent Workforces to Increase Production and Invest in Future Hires - Area Development
A staff editor for Area Development recently interviewed Becca Dernberger, vice president and general manager of Manpower’s Northeast Division, about the use of the contingent workforce in today’s more technology-driven manufacturing sector.
economic-development  manufacturing  Matt  workforce  workforce-development  first-person  labor  jobs 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
First Person: A Precision Aerospace Manufacturer Relocates Production from Mexico Back to New England - Area Development
A staff editor for Area Development recently interviewed Scott Livingston, the president and CEO of the Horst Engineering Family of Companies, which was founded in 1946, and is a privately held contract manufacturer of precision-machined components and assemblies for aerospace and other high-technology industries.
economic-development  site-selection  reshoring  Aerospace  manufacturing  Matt  new-england  high-tech  connecticut  first-person  advanced-manufacturing  mexico  made-in-america  location-USA 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
First Person: Renaissance or Cyclical Recovery? Strategy for Sustained U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness Needed - Area Development
Adams Nager, an economic research assistant at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, recently talked with Area Development about the state of manufacturing in the U.S. In his career, Nager has focused on macroeconomic growth, competitiveness, and tax theory.
site-selection  economic-development  area-development-features  matt  manufacturing  first-person  u.s.-manufacturing 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
First Person: Developing the Next Generation of STEM Leaders and Space Technology - Area Development
Jennifer Carter, curriculum director for SpaceTrek at Morehead State University and director of Space Science for the Institute of Aerospace Education, recently talked with Area Development about the role that space science is now playing in growing the leaders and small businesses of tomorrow.
aerospace  area-development-features  matt  first-person  workforce-development  STEM  manufacturing 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
First Person: Cybercrime Tax on Manufacturing Innovation and Growth - Area Development
Area Development recently spoke with Larry Clinton, the President and CEO of the Internet Security Alliance, who noted that cyber security needs to be woven into corporate processes. When done successfully, it can help build competitive advantage.
area-development-features  manufacturing  cyber-security  matt  first-person  innovation 
october 2014 by areadevelopment
First Person: Advancing Automation Technologies Represents Huge Opportunity for Small and Mid-sized Manufacturers - Area Development Online
The Robotic Industries Association estimates that some 230,000 robots are now in use in U.S. factories, placing the United States second only to Japan in robot use. To find out more about this, the editor of Area Development recently spoke with Jeff Burnstein, president of the Robotic Industries Association, as well as president of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3).
robotics-manufacturing  manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  automation  first-person  economic-development  area-development-features  site-selection  matt 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
First Person: Ohios Economic Renaissance and the Reorganization of Its Economic Development Agencies - Area Development Online
Area Development staff writer Dave Claborn recently spoke with David Goodman, Director of the Ohio Development Services Agency, and John Minor, President and Chief Investment Officer for JobsOhio, to get their perspective on the state of Ohio’s economy and how the new arrangement is working out.
ohio  first-person  economic-development  jobs-ohio  site-selection  matt 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
First Person: A Frank Discussion on 3D Printings Evolution and Future - Area Development Online
Area Development’s staff editor Clare Goldsberry spoke with David Cox, president/CEO of Purple Platypus, which he founded in 2007, as an AM equipment seller and distributor for Stratasys, developer and manufacturer of FDM, Polyjet, and Objet — 3D printing technologies; and Purple Porcupine, a service bureau with 12 machines that print 3D parts for a variety of customers and markets.
manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing  first-person  economic-development  3d-printing  matt  additive-manufacturing 
august 2013 by areadevelopment
First Person: Michigan Recalibrates Economic Development Strategy and Initiatives - Area Development Online
Hit hard by the recession, Michigan is now offering a variety of initiatives and programs to address company needs and create jobs. Area Development discussed these tools with Michael A. Finney, President and CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).
innovation-centers  michigan  michael-finney  jobs  small-business  first-person  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection  matt  innovation 
july 2013 by areadevelopment
First Person: How One Regional Supplier is Investing to Meet the Demands of Reshoring OEM Customers - Area Development Online
Area Development speaks with Noel Ginsburg, CEO and President of Intertech Plastics, about the reshoring trend, why OEMs are returning to the U.S. to manufacture their goods, and the impact that’s having on his business.
manufacturing  reshoring  u.s.-manufacturing  first-person  economic-development  site-selection  OEMs  matt  logistics 
june 2013 by areadevelopment

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